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playwright Syllabification: play·wright
Pronunciation: /ˈplāˌrīt/

Definition of playwright in English:

noun

A person who writes plays.
Example sentences
  • The influence of playwrights like Pinter and Beckett was more apparent in his teens.
  • The most notable of the playwrights are Aeschylus, Euripides and Sophocles.
  • There are poets, playwrights, essayists and those who can write articles on various topics among them.
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